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It’ll likely be business as usual if the Liberals come into power on Monday. While the party has promised tax and investment policy changes, experts say there’s nothing in their platform that suggests a major shakeup. “I don’t think [investors] have to position themselves a certain way before Monday,” says Gareth Watson, director, Investment Management […]

  • October 15, 2015 September 13, 2019
  • 10:52

Organizations like CARP and CPA Canada have been lobbying for years to lower the rate of, or even eliminate, mandatory RRIF withdrawals. On Tuesday, part of their efforts paid off.

  • April 23, 2015 September 13, 2019
  • 11:40

If Canada completely bans sales commissions like the U.K. and Australia, financial advisors and their clients will suffer.

  • July 9, 2014 September 13, 2019
  • 11:00

There’s good news in the federal budget for people on the verge of retirement. Employees planning to commute underfunded pensions will get a tax break.

  • February 13, 2014 September 13, 2019
  • 12:28

Canadians have to save significantly less than Americans for retirement because they have lower healthcare costs.

  • June 22, 2012 September 13, 2019
  • 10:08

While women are taking charge in the workplace, they continue to lag behind men in financial planning. The gender gap widened in Q1 2012, according to a report by Financial Finesse, an American financial education company.

  • June 15, 2012 September 13, 2019
  • 07:38

The vast majority (95%) of female execs say raising children has provided them with unique skills that help them succeed, says a survey by Korn/Ferry Institute. These talents include heightened confidence and the ability to motivate and inspire others.

  • June 8, 2012 September 13, 2019
  • 09:27

Almost half (49%) of debt-laden Canadians made at least one extra payment to bring down their balances last year, finds a new CIBC Poll.

  • May 28, 2012 September 13, 2019
  • 10:44

National economists agree that the economy is poised for growth in 2011, but Canadians have a more reserved attitude, as was revealed at the Economic Club Outlook 2011 on January 6 in Toronto. Only 38% of Canadians feel the Canadian economy will improve over the next 12 months, compared to 54% who felt it would […]

  • January 7, 2011 September 13, 2019
  • 09:33

Three quarters of Canadians believe a lack of dispersed workforce options limit Canadian businesses in the retention of top talent, according to a poll conducted by Ipsos-Reid, commissioned by Microsoft Canada. In addition, 9 out of 10 Canadians prefer not to relocate for a job. In order to stay competitive in today’s market, Canadian companies […]

  • November 16, 2010 September 13, 2019
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